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Pediatric Optometry and Vision Care

Pumpkins: Planting the seeds of nutrition’s connection to eye health

 

 

Pumpkins are not only good for carving and baking pies, but they're also good for your eyes.

American Optometric Association

Pediatric Optometry and Vision Care

More Effective Treatment Identified for Common Childhood Vision Disorder

 

 

Scientists have found a more effective treatment for a common childhood eye muscle coordination problem called convergence insufficiency (CI). For words on a page to appear in focus a child’s eyes must turn inward, or converge. In CI, the eyes do not converge easily, and as a result, additional muscular effort must be used to make the eyes turn in.

National Eye Institute

Pediatric Optometry and Vision Care Concussion Signs and Symptoms

Concussion Signs and Symptoms

 

Children and teens who show or report one or more of the signs and symptoms, or simply say they just “don't feel right” after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body, may have a concussion or more serious brain injury.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pediatric Optometry and Vision Care Water and Contact Lenses Don’t Mix

Water and Contact Lenses Don’t Mix

 


Many people who wear contact lenses do not know that contact lenses and water are a bad combination—even when showering, swimming, or using a hot tub. Here's why...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pediatric Optometry and Vision Care Recovery from Concussion

Recovery from Concussion

 

Concussion symptoms may appear during the normal healing process or as your child gets back to their regular activities. If there are any symptoms that concern you or are getting worse, be sure to seek medical care as soon as possible.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pediatric Optometry and Vision Care Life changing apps for people

Life-Changing Apps for People with Brain Injury

 

The BrainLine team sorted through many resources to compile this list of apps for mobile devices for people with a brain injury, their families and caregivers.

BrainLine

 

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